han·dling

han·dling
/ˈhændlıŋ/ noun [noncount]
1 a : the act of touching, feeling, holding, or moving something

These items require careful handling.

1 b : the way that someone deals with a person, event, situation, etc.
— often + of

His handling of the situation could not have been worse.

The media's handling of the tragedy has been criticized.

2 : the act or process of packing and shipping something to someone (such as a customer)

There are additional charges for shipping and handling.

3 : the way a vehicle moves when it is driven or ridden

The car's handling was smooth.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • mis|han|dle — «mihs HAN duhl», transitive verb, dled, dling. 1. to handle badly or roughly; maltreat: »It is a shame to see how they have mishandled the old man among them (Scott). 2. to manage badly; mismanage: »to mishandle accounts …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|han|dle — «ree HAN duhl», transitive verb, dled, dling. to handle or have to do with again; remodel …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick|han|dle — «STIHK HAN duhl», intransitive verb, dled, dling. to keep control of the hockey puck by skillful handling of the stick: »The Canuck veteran…neatly stickhandled through the defense and scored from close in (Grand Prairie Herald Tribune) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • handling — han|dling [ hændlıŋ ] noun uncount * 1. ) the way someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person: Depression often responds to suitable treatment and sympathetic handling. handling of: The administration was criticized for its… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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